SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

04-Sep-2019 to 15:15

SA violence grounds eSwatini trucks

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The ongoing attacks against black foreigners in neighbouring South Africa has seen eSwatini transport operators grounding their trucks for the past three days, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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04-Sep-2019 to 12:30

King Mswati’s son unveils girlfriend during Reed Dance ceremony

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III’s third son has unveiled his girlfriend during the annual Reed Dance ceremony, becoming the first of the king's children to publicly reveal their partner.

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23-Aug-2019 to 18:46

eSwatini: 41 children arrested over rape in three months

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Some 41 cases of rape alleged to have been committed by children have been reported to the Royal eSwatini Police Service between April and July 2019, according to a new report seen by APA on Friday.

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17-Aug-2019 to 10:22

eSwatini king commissions cultural culling

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini's King Mswati III has called traditional warriors to participate in a national culling expedition slated for 20 August 2019.

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14-Aug-2019 to 17:31

Reed scarcity affects eSwatini’s iconic Reed Dance

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The scarcity of the reed plant in eSwatini is hindering young maidens from attending the annual Reed Dance ceremony where they showcase their dancing skills in celebration of preserved virginity and upholding traditional teachings.

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13-Aug-2019 to 10:28

Over 70% of eSwatini children below 17 are AIDS orphans - UN

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A United Nations report suggests that about 71 percent of eSwatini children under the age of 17 are orphaned and vulnerable due to the impact of HIV and AIDS.

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12-Aug-2019 to 12:06

38, 000 emaSwati to get slices of SA's $357m silicosis fund

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The recent endorsement of a $357 million silicosis fund by a South African High Court will see over 38 000 emaSwati getting a share of the money.

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